Jeff Denson

Lee Konitz bassist talks of his journey to the jazz side, latest album

Exclusive video interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
November 28, 2022

Jazzman Jeff Denson has won renown for his work as both a performer and educator. He’s particularly known for playing with the Lee Konitz New Quartet. The bassist has also performed all over the United States and Europe, working alongside contemporary greats like Brian Blade, Anthony Davis, Joe Lovano, Jane Ira Bloom, Kendrick Scott, Leo Genovese, and Warren Wolf. Jeff has released more than a dozen albums as a leader or co-leader. As for teaching, he’s a full professor at the California Jazz Conservatory and serves as the artistic director for the educational arts nonprofit Ridgeway Arts, Inc. Denson’s latest album, Finding Light, was released earlier this year. 

Watch our interview with Jeff!

See Jon’s blog, with key takeaways from this interview here.

Finding Light is available here:


Finding Light




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